Family Planning

Services

Family planning offers services and testing for males and females in Gunnison County, including:

  • Birth control options
  • Emergency contraception, Plan B
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing and treatment
  • Women's annual exams
  • Women's wellness connection, for women 40 years old or older who qualify

Appointments

All appointments are strictly confidential and the cost for services is based on an income dependent sliding fee scale.

Call (970) 641-3244 for more information or to set up an appointment. To fax documentation (only if requested) use (970) 641-3738.

Learn more and get your questions answered at the Before Play website about birth control, pregnancy, STDS, and more.

Patient Forms

Male Patient Forms (required):

Female & Male Patient STI Forms (required):


Birth Control Options

  • Birth Control Pills
  • Depo-Provera (Shot)
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD)
  • NuvaRing (Vaginal Contraceptive Ring)
  • Condoms (Male & Female)
  • Diaphragm
  • Nexaplanon
  • Vasectomy

Emergency Contraception

Things do not always go as planned, and Plan B can provide a second chance to prevent pregnancy. While Plan B is most effective when taken as soon as possible after unprotected sex, it may be taken up to five days after. Plan B may be used to prevent a pregnancy when:

  • Condom broke
  • Forced to have sex
  • Forgot to take Birth Control Pill
  • Had unprotected sex
  • Late to get Depo Shot

Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Testing & Treatment

Some STIs have no symptoms but can still be spread and cause health problems. One out of four people in the United States have or have had a sexually transmitted infection. Signs and symptoms of STIs:

  • Abnormal discharge
  • Burning with urination
  • Odor from the genital area
  • Sores or bumps on the penis or vagina

Please call us at (970) 641-3244 if you have any questions, potential exposures, and/or signs or symptoms.

Hepatitis C Testing

  • More than 3 million Americans have Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis C is the number one cause of liver cancer and cirrhosis
  • Hepatitis C testing is not routinely tested for in blood work
  • There may not be signs and symptoms for years
  • Hepatitis C is treatable, and in most cases, curable

You are most at risk for Hepatitis C if you:

  • Are a Baby boomer born between 1945 to 1965
  • Or your sexual partner(s) have ever used needles for drugs (shoot drugs)
  • Received blood transfusion or products before 1992
  • Have ever been on hemodialysis
  • Are the intimate partner of a Hepatitis C positive person
  • Have had a tattoo or piercing done in a correctional facility

Call for an appointment (970) 641-3244

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